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Morning after Council Report: Sept. 5

Post Date:09/06/2017 2:06 p.m.
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The Shakopee City Council met Tuesday, Sept. 5. Among the meeting highlights: 

City provides SAC credits for industrial sewer extension

The City Council provided Metropolitan Council Environmental Services sewer availability charge (SAC) credits to two businesses to facilitate the connection of two properties to city sewer. Two credits were provided to Cargo Van-Go, 7380 County Highway 101 E., and six credits to Ace Trailer Sales, 7480 County Highway 101 E. The credits were previously supported when the City Council voted to extend sanitary sewer to the east Shakopee industrial area in 2013. The city also waived the city SAC credits. More information: Steve Lillehaug, City Engineer/Public Works Director, 952-233-9361.

 Council awards contracts for trail projects

The City Council awarded contracts to Northwest Asphalt, Inc. for two trail rehabilitation projects. Contracts were awarded in the amount of:

  • $89,750.50 for the 2017 Vierling Drive Trail Rehabilitation Project, which includes reconstructing the trail along the south side of Vierling Drive between Fuller Street and Hickory Lane.
  • $54,462.90 for the Muenchow Park Trail Rehabilitation Project, which consists of reconstructing two segments of trail within Muenchow Park adjacent to the ball fields east of the Community Center/Ice Arena.

More information: Steve Lillehaug, City Engineer/Public Works Director, 952-233-9361. 

Council accepts donations for park and recreation facilities

The city gratefully accepted the donation of trophy case for the Shakopee Ice Arena from Shakopee Youth Hockey Association, Blue Line Club and Center Ice Club. The organizations will build and install the case, which is estimated at $14,000. 

The City Council was also presented with a check in the amount of $25,000 from Shakopee Youth Baseball Association toward the construction of the Tahpah West Baseball Field. The contribution includes $25,000 in 2017 and $10,000 for the next five years. The City Council approved this donation when they awarded the construction contract for the baseball field in April.

These summaries are a sampling of the meeting. See the entire agenda packet with supporting documents at www.ShakopeeMN.gov/agendasandminutes. The meeting is also available for viewing on demand at www.ShakopeeMN.gov/livestream. Read past MACRs.